Year 6 Problems with Scale Factors Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Problems with Scale Factors Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils’ ability to calculate a scale factor by which a shape has been enlarged. Pupils will help Romesh find the perimeter of a triangle and the perimeter of its enlarged form. This problem solving activity supports deeper understanding of the objective.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Ratio and Proportion
Mathematics Year 6: (6R3) Solve problems involving similar shapes where the scale factor is known or can be found